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[audio]BoI09_VideoGames - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2009 Breakfast Banter Speakers David Cooke director, British Board of Film Classification Dr Dan Pinchbeck researcher, game design and analysis, University of Portsmouth; director, thechineseroom (game development team) Alice Taylor commissioning editor, education, Channel 4; former vice president, digital media, USA West Coast, BBC Worldwide; blogger, Wonderland Hamish Todd undergraduate, mathematics and philosophy, University of York; writer, Culture Wars Chair: Toby Marshall l...
Keywords: battle of ideas
Downloads: 60
[audio]From religious bliss to well-being: what does happiness mean today? (31st October 2010) - institute of ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Thought for the Day, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Beverley Clack, professor of philosophy of religion, Oxford Brookes University; author, The Philosophy of Religion: a critical introduction and Sex and Death Kathryn Ecclestone, professor, education and social inclusion, University of Birmingham; co-author, The Dangerous Rise of Therapeutic Education Ruth Gledhill, religion correspondent, The Times; journalism tutor, City University Hilly Janes, managing and acting...
Keywords: battle of ideas 2010
Downloads: 41
[audio]Don't look back: why does history matter? (31st October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Battle for the Past, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Dr Sarah Churchwell, senior lecturer in American literature and culture, University of East Anglia; author, The Many Lives of Marilyn Monroe Alan Hudson, director of leadership and public policy programmes for China, University of Oxford; cultural historian David Goodhart, founder and editor, Prospect magazine; author, Citizens (forthcoming) Roger Scruton, adjunct scholar, American Enterprise Institute, Washington ...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; history
Downloads: 25
[audio]Poetry and the tyranny of relevance (31st October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Thought for the Day, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Sophie Hannah, poet; novelist; author, Pessimism for Beginners and A Room Swept White Lindsay Johns, writer, broadcaster and cultural commentator Michele Ledda, co-ordinator, Civitas Supplementary Schools Project, Yorkshire; co-organiser, Leeds Salon; contributor, The Corruption of the Curriculum Dr George Szirtes, reader in creative writing, UEA; poet; editor; translator; author, The Burning of the Books and Other...
Keywords: battle of ideas; poetry; education
Downloads: 35
[audio]Opera, dead or alive? Relevance and value in the arts today (October 16, 2010)
Battle of Ideas 2010 International Satellite, Stockholm, Folkoperan Speakers Mira Bartov, general artistic director, Folkoperan; professor of musical drama, Opera Academy, Gothenburg Dolan Cummings, convenor, Battle for Politics; associate fellow, Institute of Ideas; editor, Culture Wars; editor, Debating Humanism Ditte Hammar, cultural journalist, Kulturnyheterna, SVT; opera reviewer, Nummer; broadcaster; singer; former head, Opera Agile Nikola Matisic, opera singer, tenor; founder, Operalabb S...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; opera
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[audio]Opera, dead or alive? Relevance and value in the arts today (October 16, 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010 International Satellite, Folkoperan, Stockholm, Sweden Speakers Mira Bartov, general artistic director, Folkoperan; professor of musical drama, Opera Academy, Gothenburg Dolan Cummings, convenor, Battle for Politics; associate fellow, Institute of Ideas; editor, Culture Wars; editor, Debating Humanism Ditte Hammar, cultural journalist, Kulturnyheterna, SVT; opera reviewer, Nummer; broadcaster; singer; former head, Opera Agile Nikola Matisic, opera singer, tenor; founder, Ope...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; opera
Downloads: 103
[audio]Innovative engineering: within limits? (31st October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Frame Debate, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Bob Joyce group engineering director, Jaguar Land Rover Antony Oliver editor, New Civil Engineer magazine Dr Natasha McCarthy policy advisor, Royal Academy of Engineering; author, Engineering: a beginner's guide Dr Paul Reeves principal software developer, Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks R&D; former senior researcher, International Automotive Research Centre, University of Warwick Dale Russell director, Russell Studio; vi...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; engineering
Downloads: 51
[audio]Innovative engineering: within limits? (31st October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Frame Debate, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Bob Joyce group engineering director, Jaguar Land Rover Antony Oliver editor, New Civil Engineer magazine Dr Natasha McCarthy policy advisor, Royal Academy of Engineering; author, Engineering: a beginner's guide Dr Paul Reeves principal software developer, Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks R&D; former senior researcher, International Automotive Research Centre, University of Warwick Dale Russell director, Russell Studio; vi...
Keywords: battle of ideas 2010; engineering
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[audio]Post-Lula Brazil: country of the future? (30th October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Thought for the Day, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Alfredo Saad Filho, professor of political economy, SOAS, University of London; co-editor, Neoliberalism: a critical reader Professor Anthony Pereira, director, Brazil Institute, Kingâs College London; author, Political (In)justice: authoritarianism and the rule of law in Brazil, Chile and Argentina Patrick Wilcken, researcher on human rights in Brazil, Amnesty International; author, Empire Adrift: the Portuguese ...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; Brazil; Lula
Downloads: 44
[audio]The war on alcohol: new puritanism or healthy sobriety? (30th October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Thought for the Day, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Professor Virginia Berridge, director, Centre for History in Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Dr Michael Fitzpatrick, GP; author, The Tyranny of Health: doctors and the regulation of lifestyle and Defeating Austism: a damaging delusion Professor Mike Kelly, director, public health, National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE); editor, Evidence Based Public Health: Effect...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; alcohol; health
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[audio]The empty square: the public engaged or imagined? (30th October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010 Keynote Controversy, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Frank Furedi, professor of sociology, University of Kent, Canterbury; author, Wasted, Politics of Fear and Where Have All the Intellectuals Gone? Deborah Mattinson, director, BritainThinks consultancy; leading political pollster; author, Talking to a Brick Wall Joyce McMillan, chair, Hansard Society Working Group in Scotland; judge, 2010 Saltire Scottish Book of the Year Award Graham Stuart MP, Conservative member o...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; public; engagement; politics
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[audio]Slippery when wet: is health and safety a left-right issue? (31st October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Breakfast Banter, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: âelf-&-safety-gone-mad stories have long been a staple of the Daily Mail and the Daily Express. There seems to be no end of crazy examples of toddlers made to wear crash helmets at nursery or policemen told not to chase criminals in case they fall over. Health & Safety is often regarded as a cousin of Political Correctness: both seemingly abandon common sense in the name of a worthy cause, tying people up in burdenso...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; health & safety
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[audio]Don't look back: why does history matter? (31st October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Battle for the Past, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Dr Sarah Churchwell, senior lecturer in American literature and culture, University of East Anglia; author, The Many Lives of Marilyn Monroe Alan Hudson, director of leadership and public policy programmes for China, University of Oxford; cultural historian David Goodhart, founder and editor, Prospect magazine; author, Citizens (forthcoming) Roger Scruton, adjunct scholar, American Enterprise Institute, Washington ...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; history; education; past
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[audio]Trust in an Age of Cynicism (30th October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010 Keynote Controversy, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Christopher Jamison, Benedictine monk, Worth Abbey; author, Finding Sanctuary and Finding Happiness; featured in BBC TV's The Monastery Wendy Kaminer, US-based writer on law, liberty, feminism, religion, and popular culture; author, Worst Instincts: cowardice, conformity and the ACLU Brendan O'Neill, editor, spiked; author, Can I Recycle My Granny and 39 Other Eco-Dilemmas Dr Anthony Seldon, master, Wellington Colle...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; trust; politics
Downloads: 31
[audio]What does it mean to be a liberal today? (31st October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010 Keynote Controversy, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Lisa Appignanesi, president, English PEN; novelist, writer, and broadcaster; author, Mad, Bad and Sad; general editor, Profile Books Big Ideas series Frank Furedi, professor of sociology, University of Kent, Canterbury; author, Wasted, Politics of Fear and Where Have All the Intellectuals Gone? Mark Littlewood, director general, Institute of Economic Affairs; co-founder, Orange Book ginger group, Liberal Vision Nige...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; liberal; politics; Enlightenment
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[audio]Happy-clappy architecture: designing for well-being (30th October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, In Conversation Salon, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Alastair Donald, urban designer; researcher; co-author Manifesto: Towards a New Humanism in Architecture Sarah Gaventa, director, public space, CABE; co-founder, Scarlet Projects; author, Concrete Design and New Public Spaces Harry Rich, chief executive, Royal Institute of British Architects Jane Wernick, director, Jane Wernick Associates; editor, Building Happiness: architecture to make you smile Chair: Austin W...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; architecture; happiness; RIBA
Downloads: 91
[audio]The Catholic Church: more sinned against than sinner? (31st October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Frame Debate, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Peter Cave chair, Humanist Philosophers of Great Britain; lecturer in philosophy, Open University; author and broadcaster John Fitzpatrick professor of law and director, Kent Law Clinic, University of Kent, Canterbury Dr Austen Ivereigh Catholic commentator; joint co-ordinator, Catholic Voices Wendy Kaminer US-based writer on law, liberty, feminism, religion, and popular culture; author, Worst Instincts: cowardice, confor...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; catholic church
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[audio]What makes a good teacher? (31st October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Café Controversies, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Sonia Blandford, professor of educational leadership and innovation, University of Warwick; national director, Achievement for All (DfE/ National College); adviser to CEO, Teach First Tom Burkard, director, Promethean Trust; visiting fellow, University of Buckingham; author, Inside the Secret Garden: the progressive decay of liberal education Dennis Hayes, professor of education, University of Derby; director, Acad...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; teacher; teaching; education
Downloads: 90
[audio]Political graffiti or self-important art? (30th October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Thought for the Day, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Dave Beech, senior lecturer, Chelsea College of Art and Design; artist; writer, Art Monthly; member, Freee Art Collective Pauline Hadaway, director, Belfast Exposed, gallery of contemporary photography and photography resource; convenor, Belfast Salon Alan Miller, co-director, NY Salon; co-founder, London's Truman Brewery and Vibe Bar; member, London Regional Council, Arts Council England John Slyce, writer and cri...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; politics; graffiti; art
Downloads: 82
[audio]Economists behaving badly? (30th October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Lunchtime Debate, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: James Matthews, management consultant; NY Salon member John Kay, visiting professor, London School of Economics; member, INET Advisory Board; author, The Truth about Markets and Obliquity Dr Linda Yueh, fellow in economics, St. Edmund Hall, University of Oxford; visiting professor, economics department, London Business School; author, The Economy of China and The Future of Asian Trade and Growth Chair: Rob Lyons, depu...
Keywords: battle of ideas; economics; economists; behavioural economics
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[audio]Doting dads (30th October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Battle for Social Policy, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Richard Collier, professor of law and social theory, Newcastle University; co-author, Fragmenting Fatherhood: a socio-legal study Dr Ellie Lee, lecturer in social policy, University of Kent, Canterbury; co-ordinator, Pro-Choice Forum Rob Williams, chief executive, Fatherhood Institute David Yelland, partner, Brunswick Group LLP; former editor, The Sun; author, The Truth About Leo Chair: Jane Sandeman, convenor...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; fatherhood; dads; parenting; children
Downloads: 5
[audio]Policy-based evidence? (31st October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Battle Over Scientific Evidence, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: David Willetts MP, Minister of State for Universities and Science; author, The Pinch: how baby boomers took their children's future - and why they should give it back Steve Rayner, James Martin Professor of Science and Civilization; director, Institute for Science, Innovation and Society, University of Oxford James Panton, politics tutor, St Johnâs College, University of Oxford; co-founder, Manifesto C...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; politics; evidence; science; evidence-based policy
Downloads: 24
[audio]Is the Big Society the good society? (30th October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Battle for Social Policy, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Kevin Harris, community development consultant, Local Level; writer, Neighbourhoods blog James Panton, politics tutor, St Johnâs College, University of Oxford; co-founder, Manifesto Club Steve Reed, leader, Lambeth Council; councillor, Labour Party, Brixton Hill Ward Chair: Dave Clements, social policy writer; convenor, IoI Social Policy Forum; co-editor, The Future of Community Blurb: David Cameronâs âBig ...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; society; Big Society; Conservatives; government; politics
Downloads: 15
[audio]End of the peer revue: has the peer review process lost credibility? (31st October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010,Battle Over Scientific Evidence, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Tracey Brown, director, Sense About Science Fred Pearce, freelance journalist; environment consultant, New Scientist; author, The Climate Files: the battle for the truth about global warming and Peoplequake Professor Robin Lovell-Badge, head, stem cell biology and developmental genetics, Medical Research Council National Institute for Medical Research Dr Richard Smith, board member, Public Library of Sci...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; science; peer-review; evidence
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[audio]What's innovation good for? - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2011, 29th October 2011, Royal College of Art, London SPEAKERS Matt Johnson co-founder, Bare Conductive; Associate, BREAD; graduate tutor, Royal College of Art Dr Norman Lewis consultant on innovation, PwC; co-author, Big Potatoes: the London manifesto for innovation Carl Pickering head of electrical research, Jaguar Land Rover William Webb visiting professor, University of Surrey and DeMontfort University; CTO, Neul; fellow, Royal Academy of Engineering Chair: Martyn Perks direc...
Keywords: battle of ideas; battle; ideas; debate; politics; 2011; public; innovation
Downloads: 12
[audio]Austerity blues or going for growth? (31st October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Thought for the Day, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Paul Mason, broadcaster; author, Financial Meltdown and the End of the Age of Greed Phil Mullan, economist; UK managing director, Easynet Global Services; author The Imaginary Time Bomb Stefan Stern, director of strategy, Edelman; columnist, Financial Times Chair: Rob Killick, CEO, cScape; author, UK After the Recession Blurb: The financial implosions of 2008-09 brought Western capitalism to its most severe economi...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; austerity; cuts; economy; growth; recession
Downloads: 8
[audio]Welcome Address (30th October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Welcome Address, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Sue Clark, corporate affairs director, SABMiller Oriana Pound, director, market issues and thought leadership, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Dr Paul Thompson, rector and vice-provost, Royal College of Art Professor Sir Mark Walport, director, Wellcome Trust; board member, Prime Minister's Council for Science and Technology Chair: Claire Fox, director, Institute of Ideas; panellist, BBC Radio 4's Moral Maze The sixth annua...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; royal college of art
Downloads: 15
[audio]Whose social justice is it anyway? (31st October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010 Keynote Controversy, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Ann Bernstein, executive director, Centre for Development and Enterprise, South Africa; author, The Case for Business in Developing Economies Sabina Alkire, director, Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI); author, Valuing Freedoms: Senâs capability approach and poverty reduction Anil Gupta, professor, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad; founder, Honey Bee Network; executive vice chair, Natio...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; social justice; justice; society; politics; equality
Downloads: 46
[audio]A helping hand? Sportsmanship and cheating (31st October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, In Conversation Salon, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Dr Debanjan Chakrabarti, head, Intercultural Dialogue Programme, British Council, India; obsessive cricketer Rebecca Jenkins, cultural historian; author, The First London Olympics, 1908; Royal Literary Fund Fellow, York St John University Amol Rajan, deputy comment editor and columnist, Independent; author, Twirlymen: the unlikely history of cricketâs greatest spin doctors Matthew Syed, former Olympian; columnis...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; sport; cheating; football; rugby; World Cup
Downloads: 14
[audio]Eating ethics: are some foods morally bad for you? - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2011, Food Fight, 29th October 2011 SPEAKERS Felicity Cloake journalist and food writer; columnist, Guardian Matthew Fort freelance food writer and TV presenter; judge, The Great British Menu Kirk Leech freelance journalist; researcher, development and environment Alex Renton award-winning journalist; writer on food and food policy; author, May Contain Bones (forthcoming); contributing editor, Prospect magazine Chair: Rob Lyons deputy editor, spiked; writer on science and risk; a...
Keywords: battle of ideas; battle; ideas; debate; politics; 2011; public
Downloads: 25
[audio]Online communities: cyber-village or antisocial network? - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2011, 29th October 2011, Royal College of Art, London SPEAKERS Dr Tony Breslin director, Breslin Public Policy Limited; chair, Human Scale Education; trustee, Speakers Trust Rama Gheerawo deputy director, Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design, Royal College of Art; project director, Talking People Exhibition Jennifer Howze founder, BritMums blogging network and BritMums Live! conference Dr Maria Grasso lecturer in politics, University of Sheffield Dr Norman Lewis consultant on innovatio...
Keywords: battle of ideas; battle; ideas; debate; politics; 2011; public
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[audio]BoI09_Development - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas In Conversation Salon Speakers Humphrey Hawksley BBC World Affairs correspondent; author, Democracy Kills: what's so good about having the vote? Alan Shipman lecturer, department of economics, Open University; former editor, Finance Week; author, The Globalization Myth Ruth Tanner director, campaigns and policy, War on Want Chair: Kirk Leech freelance journalist; researcher, development and environment
Keywords: battle of ideas; institute of ideas; development; international relations; debate
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[audio]Engineering the future: cautionary tale or utopia? (31st October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010 Keynote Controversy, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Ed Daniels, executive vice president within Shell's Projects and Technology organisation; fellow, Institution of Chemical Engineers Thomas Deichmann, editor, NovoArgumente; author, Die Steinzeit steckt uns in den Knochen: gesundheit als erbe der evolution Dr Bill Durodié, senior fellow, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; associate fellow, international securi...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; engineering; geoengineering; politics; society
Downloads: 28
[audio]Stop the press: journalism in jeopardy? (31st October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Frame Debate, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Professor George Brock, head of journalism, Department of Journalism, City University London Charlie Beckett, director, Polis, LSE; author, SuperMedia: saving journalism so it can save the world Professor Natalie Fenton, co-director, Leverhulme Media Research Centre, Goldsmiths, University of London; editor, New Media, Old News: journalism and democracy in a digital age Tarun J...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; journalism; media; internet; reporting
Downloads: 15
[audio]What are universities for? (31st October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Provocation Zone, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Dr Philip Cunliffe, lecturer in international conflict, University of Kent, Canterbury; co-editor, Politics Without Sovereignty: a critique of contemporary international relations. Philip Moriarty, professor of physics and EPSRC leadership fellow, University of Nottingham David Sweeney, director, research, innovation and skills, Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) Drs Astrid Wissenburg, director, comm...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; university; education; research; academic
Downloads: 53
[audio]Battle of Ideas Welcome Address 2011 - Institute of Ideas
The seventh annual Battle of Ideas festival will open with a Welcome Address hosted by Claire Fox, Director of the Institute of Ideas. SPEAKERS Ann Furedi chief executive, British Pregnancy Advisory Service Dr Paul Thompson rector and vice-provost, Royal College of Art Jamie Walls vice president, UK communications, Shell Mike Wright executive director, Jaguar Land Rover Chair: Claire Fox director, Institute of Ideas; panellist, BBC Radio 4's Moral Maze
Keywords: battle of ideas; battle; ideas; debate; politics; 2011; public
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[audio]Africa and Oil (30th October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Thought for the Day, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Dara Akala, senior programme manager, Living Earth Foundation; promotes sustainable community development in Niger Delta Barnaby Briggs, strategic relations manager with focus on Nigerian issues, Shell Joseph Hurst Croft, executive director, Stakeholder Democracy Network; lobbyist and researcher into the political economy of violence in the Niger Delta Dipo Salimonu, chief executive, Ateriba Limited; journalist, Af...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; Africa; oil; BP; Shell; Nigeria
Downloads: 26
[audio]Couture Wars: the politics of fashion (31st October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Thought for the Day, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Mason Jung, fashion designer, visiting tutor, Royal College of Art; winner, Fashion Collection of the Year, International Talent Support 2009 Tamsin Lejeune, founder and managing director, Ethical Fashion Forum; author, Can Fashion Be Fair? Terry Mansfield, chairman, Graduate Fashion Week; consultant, Hearst Corporation; former chairman, COMAG, largest magazine distribution company in UK Abigail Ross-Jackson, natio...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; fashion; ethical fashion; politics
Downloads: 39
[audio]Alone together? Cultivating social solidarity in the year ahead - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2011, 30th October 2011, Royal College of Art, London SPEAKERS Frank Furedi professor of sociology, University of Kent, Canterbury; author, Wasted, Politics of Fear and On Tolerance: in defence of moral independence Chair: Claire Fox director, Institute of Ideas; panellist, BBC Radio 4's Moral Maze BLURB: One thing the riots this summer revealed is that in recent years there has been an implosion of community life in much of Britain...
Keywords: battle of ideas; battle; ideas; debate; politics; 2011; public; solidarity
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[audio]What makes life sacred? (30th October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Frame Debates, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Dr Stuart Derbyshire, senior lecturer, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham. John Harris, Lord Alliance Professor of Bioethics, University of Manchester; joint editor-in-chief The Journal of Medical Ethics; member, Human Genetics Commission Chair: Ann Furedi, chief executive, British Pregnancy Advisory Service Blurb: From the âpro-lifeâ movement to abortion rights campaigners, from animal rights activists to ...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; life; sacred; abortion; euthanasia
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[audio]From banning burqas to B&B bigots: can Europe tolerate religious tolerance? (31st October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010 Thought for the Day, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Dr Evan Harris, campaigner for secularism in the public sphere; former science spokesman, Liberal Democrats; writer, Guardian Political Science blog Abid Raja, chair, Minotek, Norway; author, Dialogue on Violence, Suppression and Extremism Nathalie Rothschild, commissioning editor, spiked; co-ordinator, Young Journalists' Academy; UK correspondent, Judisk Krönika Bruno Waterfield, Brussels correspondent, Daily Te...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; secular; religion; Europe; tolerance; burqa
Downloads: 31
[audio]In search of originality: navigating the artistic canon - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2012, Barbican Centre, London Saturday 20 October, 3.30pm until 5.00pm, Fountain Room Battle for the Arts The Prado and the Louvre, the Barbican Centre and the Lincoln Center, the Concertgebouw and the LA Philharmonic: all champion the greats, the established and traditional. But how does this significant artistic heritage, much of it European, relate to wider society today? Is there a genuine enthusiasm for the likes of Wagner and Leonardo, Picasso and Puccini, keeping the cultu...
Keywords: battle of ideas; battle; ideas; debate; politics; public; 2012
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[audio]Don't look back: why does history matter? (31st October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Battle for the Past, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Dr Sarah Churchwell, senior lecturer in American literature and culture, University of East Anglia; author, The Many Lives of Marilyn Monroe Alan Hudson, director of leadership and public policy programmes for China, University of Oxford; cultural historian David Goodhart, founder and editor, Prospect magazine; author, Citizens (forthcoming) Roger Scruton, adjunct scholar, American Enterprise Institute, Washington ...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; history; past; education; historians
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[audio]What's the point of the social sciences? (30th October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Battle for Social Policy, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Jude England, head, social sciences, British Library; co-author, Sage Handbook of Digital Dissertations and Theses Dr Val Gillies, co-director, ESRC Families and Social Capital Research Group, London South Bank University; author, Marginalised Mothers: exploring working class experiences of parenting Dr Ellie Lee, lecturer in social policy, University of Kent, Canterbury; co-ordinator, Pro-Choice Forum Peter T...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; social science; society; politics
Downloads: 44
[audio]Is the West still the best? (30th October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010 Keynote Controversy, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: GM Tamás, visiting professor, Central European University; president, Green Left; author, Les Idoles de la Tribu Ian Morris, Willard Professor of Classics and professor, history and archaeology, Stanford University; author, Why the West Rules - For Now: the patterns of history and what they reveal about the future Sabine Reul, society and politics editor, NovoArgumente; founder, writer and translator, Textbüro...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; politics; culture; the west; civilisation
Downloads: 61
[audio]Archaeology: a load of old rubbish? (31st October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Battle for the Past, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Yannis Hamilakis, professor of archaeology, University of Southampton; author, The Nation and its Ruins: antiquity, archaeology, and national imagination in Greece; winner, 2009 Edmund Keeley Book Prize Ian Morris, Willard Professor of Classics and professor, history and archaeology, Stanford University; author, Why the West Rules - For Now: the patterns of history and what they reveal about the future Mike Pitts, ...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; archaeology; history; past; time-team
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[audio]Creativity and curiosity: do we make stuff up or find it out? - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2011, 29th October 2011, Royal College of Art, London SPEAKERS Dr Ken Arnold head of public programmes, Wellcome Trust; author, Cabinets for the Curious Dr Tiffany Jenkins arts and society director, Institute of Ideas; author, Contesting Human Remains in Museum Collections: the crisis of cultural authority Professor Colin Lawson director, Royal College of Music; period clarinettist; author, Mozart: Clarinet Concerto and Brahms: Clarinet Quintet Ruth Padel poet and writer; author,...
Keywords: battle of ideas; battle; ideas; debate; politics; 2011; public; creativity
Downloads: 50
[audio]Bikinis, burqas and flat brown shoes: female role models in the 21st Century (31st October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Provocation Zone, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Maria Grasso, lecturer in politics, St Hughâs College, University of Oxford; co-convenor, IoI Postgraduate Forum Carol Dyhouse, research professor in history, University of Sussex; author, Glamour: women, history, feminism Mary Evans, emeritus professor, School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research, University of Kent, Canterbury; Centennial Professor at the LSE Gender Institute Fran Hoenderkamp, feminist a...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; feminism; role models; burqas; women
Downloads: 55
[audio]Prosperity without growth: a contradiction in terms? (31st October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010 Head-to-head Debate, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Daniel Ben-Ami, finance and economics journalist; author Ferraris for All: in defence of economic progress and Cowardly Capitalism Tim Jackson, professor of sustainable development, University of Surrey; economics commissioner, UK Sustainable Development Commission; author, Prosperity Without Growth: economics for a finite planet Chair: Stuart Simpson, financial services professional; researcher and writer, emerging...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; economics; growth; economy; prosperity; progress
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[audio]Choosing tomorrow's children (30th October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, In Conversation Salon, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Stephen Wilkinson, professor of bioethics, Keele University; author, Choosing Tomorrow's Children: the ethics of selective reproduction Sandy Starr, communications officer, Progress Educational Trust; webmaster, BioNews; deviser, 'Spectrum of Opinion: Genes, Autism and Psychological Spectrum Disorders' project Dr Tom Douglas, Wellcome Trust research fellow, Balliol College and Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical E...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; children; sex selection; genetics; reproductive technology
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